Pearce has always been interested in performing, and he excelled at mimicking accents.He starred in several plays when he was young, and graduated to television when he was cast in the Australian soap opera "Neighbours" in 1985, playing the role of Mike Young for several years.
His father, Stuart Pearce, was an air force test pilot. At the age of three, Guy Pearce moved with his family to Geelong, Australia. Guy Pearce attended The Geelong College and was also a member of the GSODA Junior Players, a non-professional theatre company. Acting Career: Guy Pearce appeared in a number of theatre productions as a child.
In 1985, he started working in television when he was cast in the role of Mike Young in Neighbours.
Since then, he has appeared in many American productions including "L. Confidential," "Rules of Engagement," "The Count of Monte Cristo," "The Time Machine" and notably in Christopher Nolan's "Momento." More recently he starred in the critically lauded "The Proposition" (2005), directed by John Hillcoat whom he worked with again on "The Road." Pearce gained critical acclaim for his portrayal of pop artist Andy Warhol in "Factory Girl," played Harry Houdini in Gillian Armstrong's "Death Defying Acts" and had a cameo appearance in Kathryn Bigelow's Academy Award winning "The Hurt Locker." Pearce will also appear in the 2011 Roger Donaldson thriller "The Hungry Rabbit Jumps" alongside Nicolas Cage.
Guy Pearce (born 5.10.1967) Guy Pearce is an Australian film actor and musician.
So the characters become less endearing the more we get to know them.